Last Updated September 2, 2021 9/2/2021

Top 13 Most Romantic Cabin Rentals in Estes Park, Colorado

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Just a little over an hour’s drive from Denver, Estes Park is a gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, providing an ideal base for exploring the miles of hiking trails that bring views of stunning mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, streams and abundant wildlife. It also offers plenty of its own with golf courses, an aerial tram that runs to the summit of Prospect Mountain for views over the valley, and streets lined with galleries, shops, and restaurants. If you’re looking for a romantic stay, you can’t beat these cabin rentals in Estes Park with plenty of ways to turn up the romance like bubbling Jacuzzis and cozy fireplaces – they even make for the ultimate honeymooners’ retreat.

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Original RMNP Cabin with 360 Degree Views
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Original RMNP Cabin with 360 Degree Views

Original RMNP Cabin with 360 Degree Views

This peaceful cabin is ideally located about midway between the park and downtown Estes Park, close enough to enjoy the sounds of Fall River down the hill. It enjoys a serene setting that includes dazzling views of Deer Mountain from the private patio where you can also watch for deer, elk, big-horn sheep, bobcats, and the occasional bear that wanders through. The patio has a private full-size hot tub, gas grill, and furnishings for alfresco dining, the perfect place for sipping wine while watching the sunset followed by a brilliant night’s sky too. Inside you’ll have a large HD TV that sits over a wood-burning fireplace and an upscale kitchen with a dishwasher and all the essentials.

Cozy and Relaxing Cabin Steps from Lake Estes
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Cozy and Relaxing Cabin Steps from Lake Estes

Cozy and Relaxing Cabin Steps from Lake Estes

Located in the Mountain Village at Lakes Estes area, you’ll be just a few minutes from the lake’s edge and a 4-mile walking path that circles the lake by renting this cabin. It features windows that showcase dramatic Rocky Mountain views as well as a balcony, a living area with a 25-foot-tall fireplace, as well as a patio with a large Jacuzzi and another fireplace. You’ll have a washer/dryer, a kitchen with all you need to make your own meals and a BBQ grill for cookouts, although it’s easy to reach downtown when you want to dine out, just a 15-minute walk away.

Bears Den
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Living space with a fireplace and stunning view at the Bears Den

Bears Den

The ‘Bears Den’ is a log cabin with breathtaking uninterrupted views of Lake Estes and the Rocky Mountains. It includes a large Jacuzzi and an intimate 25-foot-tall fireplace to curl up to. On the second-floor private deck, you’ll be able to watch the sunset behind the mountains and then gaze up at the stars. It also features a state-of-the-art kitchen, a BBQ grill, and a patio with another fireplace. Multiple flat-screen TVs are included too.

Luxury Log Cabin with River View
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Luxury Log Cabin with River View

Luxury Log Cabin with River View

If you really want to go all out, this luxury riverfront cabin is ideal for a honeymoon, celebrating an anniversary, or just because. It borders Rocky Mountain National Park and offers access to fishing on the Big Thompson River. It’s ideally located for wildlife watching and includes a hot tub, a wrap-around deck with a BBQ grill, and spectacular mountain and river views. In the vaulted great room, there’s a fireplace while the master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with a romantic jetted tub.

Updated Vintage Cabin with Views, Rocks & Hot Tub
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Updated Vintage Cabin w/ Views, Rocks & Hot Tub

Updated Vintage Cabin with Views, Rocks & Hot Tub

‘Lumpy Ridge Retreat’ boasts a spectacular setting among huge boulders, surrounded by breathtaking views that include Long’s Peak, close to the Gem Lake/Lumpy Ridge trailhead in Rocky Mountain National Park. Those views can be enjoyed from four outdoor living spaces, including furnished gazebos, one built right into the boulders that include a patio dining set and a grill. There’s also a private hot tub under the open sky for soaking while you watch for shooting stars. Plenty of luxuries can be found inside, including Smart TVs, a DVD player and video library, and a master bedroom with a king-size bed, TV, gas fireplace, a full bathroom with a jetted tub, and a private deck.

Cozy Cabin for Two with Private Hot Tub and Central Location
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Cozy Cabin for Two with Private Hot Tub and Central Location

Cozy Cabin for Two with Private Hot Tub and Central Location

This cozy cabin sits right in the heart of Estes Park boasting views of Lumpy Ridge and the historic Stanely Hotel that inspired Stephen King to write “The Shining.” You’ll be close to downtown but far enough to enjoy the private setting in a spot where wildlife often wanders, including elk, bears, foxes, and eagles. It has a private hot tub for a romantic soak, an outdoor fire pit for roasting marshmallows under the stars, and all the essentials like a full kitchen and Wi-Fi.

Private Secluded Cabin with a Hot Tub + River and Mountain Views
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Secluded Private Cabin with Mountain and River Views Plus a Hot Tub

Private Secluded Cabin with a Hot Tub + River and Mountain Views

The Whispering Pines Cabin checks all the boxes, complete with a fireplace, hot tub, and a secluded feel that makes it seem as if you’re worlds away from anyone else yet it’s not far from downtown, just a half-mile away. It’s right across the road from the Big Thompson River and the entrance to the national park can be reached with a 5-minute drive, making it easy to enjoy hikes to waterfalls, wildlife watching, and more. Built in 1922, it’s been lovingly restored with modern amenities while still retaining historic character.

One Bedroom Cabin with a Personal Hot Tub
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One Bedroom Cabin with Hot Tub Near Downtown Estes Park

One Bedroom Cabin with a Personal Hot Tub

Just a few miles from the park, this duplex cabin nestled in the woods comes with your own personal hot tub, with complimentary snowshoe rentals included during the winter. Downtown shopping and dining are just minutes away although you’ll have a kitchenette for whipping up your own basic meals too. It also includes a wood-burning fireplace, cable TV with free DVD movie rentals, and a propane grill.

Cabin Between Downtown and RMNP
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Cabin Between Downtown and RMNP

Cabin Between Downtown and RMNP

This comfortable cabin close to downtown and the park sits on a half-acre property and includes a large hot tub perfectly positioned under the wide-open Rocky Mountain sky. Enjoy relaxing together on the wrap-around covered deck while you gaze out at the awe-inspiring views and watch for the elk and deer that frequently visit the property. You’ll have views from every room inside too. The cabin includes multiple satellite TVs, Wi-Fi, a full kitchen, and a washer/dryer.

Moose Mountain Lodge
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Moose Mountain Lodge

Moose Mountain Lodge

Moose Mountain Lodge is a gorgeous log cabin home with stunning views of the snow-capped Mummy Range, Mount Meeker, and the Twin Sisters. Enjoy a peaceful setting on a 1.5-acre property with ponderosa pines, rock outcroppings, and abundant wildlife like elk and deer. After a day of play, soak in the spa or cozy up to the floor-to-ceiling moss rock fireplace. You’ll have panoramic views of the snow-capped mountains from many vantage points, including the kitchen and dining area, the great room, the spa; and the log swing that sits on the covered porch.

Elk Haven Retreat
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Log bed at Elk Haven Retreat

Elk Haven Retreat

Elk Haven Retreat is a mountain cabin with lots of luxuries, including enticing outdoor spaces like a private deck with a fire pit, hot tub, and patio furniture where you’ll be surrounded by breathtaking scenery while enjoying opportunities to spot the local wildlife. It offers all the comforts of home, including strong Wi-Fi for streaming on the 56″ Smart TV, a DVD player, gas fireplaces, an air hockey table, books, and games. There’s even a washer and dryer, and a large and spacious luxury shower. Plus the kitchen is stocked with many of the basics like spices, condiments, and even flour for baking should the urge hit.
Love Nest Cabin on the River
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Love Nest Cabin on the River

Love Nest Cabin on the River

The aptly named Love Nest was designed for a romantic couples’ stay and sits right along the Big Thompson River between downtown and the park. Enjoy evenings by the cozy gas fireplace and relaxing in the indoor jetted bathtub with a fountain. As part of the Brynwood on the River resort, you’ll also have access to the property’s pool and hot tub.

Murphy's Riverside Cottage, a Vintage Cabin on the River
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Private hot tub and view at Murphy's Riverside Cottage

Murphy's Riverside Cottage, a Vintage Cabin on the River

This 1920s cabin sits along the river against a backdrop of the peaks in Rocky Mountain National Park. It features fun vintage decor throughout but you won’t have to go without modern amenities. On the large deck that spans the back of the cabin, you’ll be able to relax while enjoying the sights and sounds of the river – it’s even possible to fish, with private river access and gear available. There’s a soothing hot tub, an outdoor fire pit, and an indoor electric fireplace for ambiance, along with an antique queen bed where you can fall asleep to the river that flows by.

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